VIDEO: Why Technology As-A-Service is Better Than Cash/Capital Expenditures for Everyone

Mar 2, 2021 4:32:38 PM by: Paul Metzheiser

  When analyzing the right payment option to pay for an organization's technology solution there is more to consider than the lump sum price nowadays. Integrators are becoming more concerned with things like building recurring revenue, contractual customer loyalty, profitability, and customer lifetime value. Customers are more interested in the use of their technology opposed to the need for ... Read More

3 Reasons Customers Should Never Pay Cash for AV Technology Solutions

Jan 4, 2021 3:16:00 PM by: Paul Metzheiser

Businesses and organizations should never use capital expense (CAPEX) funds to pay for their audio visual solution equipment like displays, cameras, speakers, mics, control panels, and related components, even if they have the cash to do so. Period. It may seem like a bold statement since customers have been exchanging cash for AV systems since the infancy of the industry. The truth is, when you ... Read More

3 Reasons You Should Never Use CAPEX Funds to Buy Security Equipment

Sep 7, 2020 10:11:00 AM by: Paul Metzheiser

Businesses and organizations should never use capital expense (CAPEX) funds to pay for their security solution equipment like cameras, DVRs/NVRs, VMS, monitors, and related components, even if they have the cash to do so. Period. It may seem like a bold statement since customers have been exchanging cash for security systems since the infancy of the industry. The truth is, when you unpack the ... Read More

How to Pivot to a Service Model to Sell AV as a Service and Build RMR

Apr 15, 2020 3:26:48 PM by: Paul Metzheiser

Making the switch to service revenue is something many integrators know they need to invest into, but seem to be having a tough time with getting it off the ground. A lot of the struggles just have to do with old habits being hard to break. The as-a-service approach is much different than the traditional one-and-done type of selling. That is why in order to make the shift successfully you have to ... Read More

How to Pivot to a Service Model to Sell Security as a Service and Build RMR

Mar 2, 2020 3:34:00 PM by: Paul Metzheiser

Making the switch to service revenue is something many integrators know they need to invest into, but seem to be having a tough time with getting it off the ground. A lot of the struggles just have to do with old habits being hard to break. The as-a-service approach is much different than the traditional one-and-done type of selling. That is why in order to make the shift successfully you have to ... Read More

RIP Total Cost of Ownership

Feb 3, 2020 9:15:00 AM by: Paul Metzheiser

TCO has been on life support the last decade, kept alive by a few manufacturers and analysts in the technology sector. But, once cloud technology became relevant and reliable, rumor has it that ROI broke the news to TCO that there is no ownership in the cloud. This caused TCO to spiral and pull its own plug. For the sake of not being too morbid, TCO believes in reincarnation and if you continue ... Read More

How to Pivot to a Service Model to Sell Technology as a Service and Build RMR

Jan 7, 2020 5:17:00 PM by: Paul Metzheiser

Making the switch to service revenue is something many integrators know they need to invest into, but seem to be having a tough time with getting it off the ground. A lot of the struggles just have to do with old habits being hard to break. The as-a-service approach is much different than the traditional one-and-done type of selling. That is why in order to make the shift successfully you have to ... Read More

ROI Suffers Brutal TKO Against X as a Service

May 23, 2019 2:47:00 PM by: Paul Metzheiser

Understanding ROI & Technology Solutions If you believe in using return on investment  (ROI) to justify your next technology solution I challenge you to take a closer look at the meaning behind ROI and what’s involved in a that new solution acquisition. Read More

How To Overcome Price When Selling TAMCO Shield

Apr 24, 2018 8:06:00 AM by: Paul Metzheiser

It’s simple, address a TAMCO Shield pricing objection with a logical question. Read More

What is OPEX Leasing?

Oct 7, 2016 1:46:38 PM by: Paul Metzheiser

There are a variety of monthly payment options available for technology equipment. Each is designed to accomplish different things based on the need of the organization procuring the equipment. For example, you can find finance alternatives that allow you to finance to own, or finance to use, or finance with special options such as changing out the solution as needed. Read More

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